Inter-disciplinary Workshop on Drugs and Addiction

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 4:17pm -- anna

The Inter-disciplinary Workshop on Drugs and Addiction brings together academics from different disciplines. It is sponsored by the Program in Cognitive Science, the Department of Philosophy, and the University Center for Human Values, and is followed by a reception and dinner at Prospect House. If you are interested in attending Friday’s Workshop, please register by filling out the Google form here (link is external). 

Please note, to facilitate continuity between sessions and discussion, participants should plan to attend for the entire day rather than only a select number of sessions. 


9:00am-10:30am Welcome & Introduction
Hanna Pickard & Serge Ahmed
"The Puzzle of Drug Choices in Rats and Human Addicts"

10:45pm-12:00pm Richard Holton & Kent Berridge
"Addiction as Incentive-Sensitization: Status and Implications"

12:00pm-13:00pm Lunch

13:00pm-14:15pm Ed Hagen & Jerry Wakefield
"Has Addiction Been Hijacked by the Hijack Hypothesis? Rival Evolutionary Perspectives on Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder"

14:30pm-15:45pm Doug Husak & Stephen Morse
"Addiction and Legal Policy"

16:15pm-17:45pm Anna Konova, Owen Flanagan, & Peg O’Connor


Friday, September 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399